Citrix Provisioning Services – Failed to SnapShot

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When converting a Master Target Device to a vDisk using XenConvert or the Citrix Provisioning Services Imaging wizard the error “Failed to snaphot” can occur:   When pressing on the Log button, the following log becomes visible: Take a look at the error: Failed to AddToSnapShotSet and VSS_E_VOLUME_NOT_SUPPORTED Aborting Volume Shadow Copy   The error […]

Using the VMXNET3 driver with Citrix PVS and VMware vSphere 5.1

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The VMXNET3 driver for vSphere 5.1 is the driver with the best performance, the highest throughput and the least CPU utilization in comparison with the E1000 driver. But when using this network card with Citrix Provisioning Services 6.1 it brings some complexity. Let take a look how to get the VMXNET3 network card working within […]

.NET Framework cumulative?

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If you use unattended deployment of operating systems and applications you notice that there are a lot of versions available of the same product. The .NET framework is not different. There is version 1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and last 4.5. Is it all necessary to install those when deploying, for example, Windows 7? I […]